May 17, 2022

Manufacturing/Distribution

JinkoSolar to begin manufacturing solar panels in Florida

NextEra Energy and JinkoSolar announce deal for millions of solar panels Read more »
Published on 4/2/2018

GoPro and Jabil Announce Global Technology and Equipment License

GoPro, Inc. and Jabil Inc. have announced a global, multi-year technology and equipment license. With this agreement, Jabil will leverage GoPro's cutting-edge reference design and IP to produce camera lens and sensor modules for incorporation into GoPro-approved third-party products and solutions. Read more »
Published on 3/23/2018

Nucor to Build Rebar Micro Mill in Florida

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that it will build a rebar micro mill in Frostproof, Florida, which is located in Polk County. This is a $240 million investment and is the second rebar micro mill Nucor is constructing. In November 2017, Nucor announced a rebar micro mill project in Sedalia, Missouri. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2018

Tech Data Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results

Net sales were $11.1 billion, an increase of 49 percent compared to the prior-year quarter. The increase in net sales is primarily due to the addition of the Technology Solutions business acquired from Avnet, Inc. on February 27, 2017 ("Technology Solutions"). On a constant currency basis, net sales increased 40 percent. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2018

Cargo Trackers

RSAE Labs' devices make shipping and cargo-tracking easier. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Welbilt to Add 110 New Jobs and Expand Its Customer and Technology Center in Pasco County

Foodservice Innovation Leader Plans 42,000 Square Foot Expansion. Read more »
Published on 2/20/2018

CSX Announces Death of CEO E. Hunter Harrison

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX), issued the following statement: Read more »
Published on 12/18/2017

Wayfair to create 100 jobs at three new distributions centers across Florida

Today, Governor Scott announced that Wayfair Inc., one of the world's largest online retailers for home goods, is opening three new distribution centers in Tampa, Orlando and Miami. This expansion will create 100 new jobs and allow Wayfair to continue to expand delivery to millions of consumers from these Florida locations. Read more »
Published on 12/12/2017

Gov. Scott Announces Siemens and Chromalloy to Create 350 New Jobs in Tampa

Governor Rick Scott has announced that Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation chose Hillsborough County as the headquarters location for their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components. Read more »
Published on 10/9/2017

Amazon Opens Search for Amazon HQ2 – A Second Headquarters City in North America

New headquarters will be a full equal to Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, and is expected to grow to 50,000 employees as part of the company's ongoing job creation Read more »
Published on 9/29/2017

AAMSI teams up with Milspec Services PTY LTD to serve Austrailian Defence market

The electonics, machining and logistics solutions provider is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/16/2017

Newport International's Parent Company Acquires Crocker & Winsor Seafoods

Newport Organization, the parent company of Newport International, one of the leading minority owned seafood businesses in the country, today announced its acquisition of Crocker & Winsor Seafoods. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2017

100 New Jobs Coming to Dade City

Superior Precast, LLC. begins their search to hire 27 new employees by September. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2017

Superior Uniform Group, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGC), manufacturer of uniforms, career apparel and accessories, today announced that for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017, net sales increased 1.5 percent to $65.6 million compared with 2016 second quarter net sales of $64.7 million. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2017

Cott Corp. sells its beverage manufacturing business to Refresco for $1.25 billion

TORONTO and TAMPA, FL - Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT; TSX:BCB) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its traditional beverage manufacturing business ("Cott Beverages") to Refresco (Euronext: RFRG) for USD $1.25 billion. The transaction includes Cott's North America, U.K., and Mexico businesses (excluding the RCI International division and its associated concentrate facility as well as the Aimia Foods division). Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

Walmart Opens New e-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Polk County, Creating 1,500 Jobs

Facility is part of Walmart's 2017-2018 investment in Florida, totaling more than $450M Read more »
Published on 7/18/2017

Aurora Semiconductor and BRIDG form strategic alliance for high techology 200mm wafer production

Aurora Semiconductor, LLC and BRIDG have signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate in the Osceola-based Public-Private Partnership to support the technology development and manufacturing deployment of Aurora's 4D Heterogeneous System in Package (4DHSiP™) technology. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2017

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs

- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Orlando, Fla. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,500 new full-time jobs with benefits and opportunities to engage with Amazon Robotics in a highly technological workplace. Read more »
Published on 7/10/2017

Amazon Announces Plans to Expand in Miami with New Fulfillment Center

The robotics site will be the tenth Amazon facility in Florida Read more »
Published on 6/30/2017

Fire and ice: An Eglin test lab subjects vehicles to extreme temperatures

Inside a chamber at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in Pensacola, several Ford trucks have been idling for three weeks... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Accustomed to trade: Miami attorney represents importers and exporters

While the typical lawyer's office is filled with books and paper, Peter Quinter's digs on Brickell Avenue... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

The right track: Investors hope CSX's new CEO can create efficiencies

When word leaked in January that Hunter Harrison was seeking the CEO's spot at CSX... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Tech Data Announces Chairmanship Transition

Steve Raymund to Retire from Board of Directors; Bob Dutkowsky to be Named Chairman Read more »
Published on 3/31/2017

B/E Aerospace stockholders approve merger with Rockwell Collins

B/E Aerospace, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products, announced that B/E Aerospace stockholders voted in favor of the proposal to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger Read more »
Published on 3/10/2017

Sun Hydraulics appoints global leadership team

Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ:SNHY) (“Sun” or the “Company”), a global industrial technology leader that develops and manufactures solutions for both the hydraulics and electronics markets, announced the appointment of certain members of its global leadership team as corporate officers effective March 3, 2017. Read more »
Published on 3/10/2017

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